AUA: Last Chance

People ♦ Published: May 26, 2012; 19:34 ♦ (Vindobona)

The loss-making Austrian Airlines has only little time left to achieve the turnaround. Lufthansa´s patience is wearing thin.

AUA: Last Chance / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

The situation at Austrian Airlines is tensioned for months. The workforce faces uncertainty and resignation, the management is under extreme pressure. The two board members Peter Malanik and Andreas Bierwirth were replaced by Carsten Benz and Gaudenz Ambühl. At the moment, AUA´s managers experience a radical cut. All managers have to attend an assessment center.

AUA´s pilots…